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New IoT Reference Model creates common tongue 1

As a template for our times, the Tower of Babel myth has much to offer. In the Genesis story, when united in language and in purpose, humankind was able to construct a tower that reached into the heavens; but with languages “confounded” by a suspicious deity, people were scattered to the four corners of the [...]

Kip Compton, Cisco VP of IoT systems and software, Cisco

Chief globalization officer, Wim Elfrink and Cisco CEO John Chambers

IoT in hype hyperdrive

“Our role is to be a market maker of IoT,” Cisco CTO Pasmadree Warrior proclaimed at the second annual Internet of Things World Forum held in Chicago last week. Since embarking on this project eight years ago, Cisco has ignited considerable interest in the connection of sensors, networks and analytics, a confluence of technologies that [...]


Dell helps Art of the Entrepreneur celebrate small business

Rarely riveting, conferences on entrepreneurship are often like a dose of castor oil – good for you, but hard going down. Most are long on advice from the other shore – the ‘have-already-made-its’ – and replete with pious counsel but typically fails to address the real life concerns or capture the energy of this emerging [...]

Kevin Peesker, president, Dell Canada

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Vitamin Y: Minds Meeting in Detroit

Context: Meeting of the Minds has become the premier leadership conference for sustainable cities. An initiative of Urban Age Institute which works to foster leadership and innovation in the areas of strategic urban planning, urban policy, public sector management, sustainable environmental planning and poverty reduction, the conference meets in different locations each year to highlight [...]


Ubi talks IoT

Near ubiquitous broadband, cloud technologies and processor miniaturization, which has enabled the distribution of intelligence across multiple sensors and devices, have combined to ignite a firestorm of opportunity in the connected home marketplace. Parks Associates, a market research firm focused on emerging consumer technologies, has found that the average US household currently has 6.7 connected [...]

Leor Grebler, cofounder and CEO, Unified Computer Intelligence Corporation